Bedner's Farm & Greenhouse


Our soulful Garden Center Supervisor who loves being a mom, growing her own wildflower bouquets and consorting with chickens.

It’s nice to know the people behind the plants. Especially the ones who are generous about sharing their experience and expertise. This is one of many Bedner’s team members who loves plants and plant people and who makes the farm and garden center an even better place to be.

Name: Virginia Alderson

Role: Garden Center Front of House Supervisor

How long have you been with Bedner’s? Going on the 3rd season.

Favorite things about your job? I love the plants and flowers, co-workers and customers. Everything makes it an enjoyable place to work.

Top 3 Plants?
Rockets Red Glare (Red Hot Poker)

Best piece of garden advice? Plant until your soul is happy.

Something interesting about you? I love historic towns and homes.

Interests and hobbies? Planting wildflowers to pick my own bouquets and taking care of my goat, donkey and chickens.

Favorite vacation spot? Beach or mountains.

Proudest accomplishment? Being a mom to my 16yo daughter and 10yo son.

Favorite game, team or sport to watch or play? Pittsburgh Penguins and watching my son play hockey.


We hope you’ll say hello to Virginia next time you’re in the garden center!

The people of Bedner’s Farm & Greenhouse are here to inspire future plant people. We care about the vast benefits to our environment, health and quality of life, and would love to share it all with you. Please ask if you have any questions. We’d be thrilled to help if you need us.